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Brain tumours and cancer
Medline NLM definition for Brain tumours:
neoplasms of the part of the central nervous system contained within the
Cancer of the Brain and Brain Tumours: Patient UK
Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors fact sheet: National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke (US site)
PubMed Medline search on Brain Neoplasms
PubMed Medline search on haemangioblastoma
PubMed Medline search on medulloblastoma
PubMed Medline search on meningioma
Alison Fracella Research Trust (AFRT).
A registered UK charity, formed in 2005 specifically for the funding of research, treatment and elimination of a particular brain tumour known as Glioblastoma.
Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust
Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust exists to find a cure for childhood and adult Brain Tumours through funding research and to offer support, hope and information to patients and their carers.
The Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust (SDBTT) is the largest single funder of laboratory based research into brain cancer in the UK . The SDBTT Astro Fund is a restricted fund within the SDBTT, which ensures that every penny raised by Astro Fund supporters is designated only to research projects focussing on low grade gliomas, or to the support of those people affected by them.
British Brain Tumour Association
2 Oakfield Road, Hightown, Merseyside L38 9GQ, England
Tel: 0151 929 3229
Disseminates information about brain and spinal tumours
(see website for contact details)
Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. They provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
The Cancer Research Campaign (CRC) supports a comprehensive programme of research in institutes, hospitals, universities and medical schools throughout Britain and Northern Ireland.
Brain and Spine Foundation
Charity aims to maximise the quality of life for people with neurological disorders and to reduce neurological disability by providing a national focus for research, education and information.
The website has been designed and developed by people affected by Acoustic Neuroma using information and data gathered from traceable sources.
Brain Tumour UK
Is committed to fighting brain tumours.
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